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How GDPR Compliance and PII Protection Impact Your Business?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has emerged as a global standard for the security and compliance community. The European Commission launched GDPR in 2016 to protect the personally identifiable information (PII) of European Union (EU) citizens. As most modern companies are global, protecting personally identifiable information of customers and employees has become a business priority…

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What’s a CISO? And Why You Should Have One

An emerging role in organizational leadership is the CISO or Chief Information Security Officer. In fact, the first CISO was appointed by Citibank in 1995. However, despite the growing threat of cybersecurity attacks, many organizations do not have a CISO. This is especially true for startups that find having a CISO expensive and prohibitive. Instead,…

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Understanding Compliance Requirements and Risks for Your Fintech Business

The financial technology (fintech) ecosystem is growing at a rapid speed. As of 2021, the US and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) have 10,755 and 9,323 fintech startups, respectively. Financial institutions and banks are partnering with new fintech companies to improve their processes every day. But partnerships with well-established institutions also…

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ISO 27001 Certification: Benefits and Standards

Every company faces a variety of unique information security challenges. To answer these challenges, ISO 27001, one of the world’s most popular information security standards, was created. Formally known as ISO/IEC 27001:2005, it is an information security management system or ISMS. It provides a framework of procedures and policies which include the legal, physical, and…

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Building Trust with SOC2

With the ever-growing threat of data breaches and cyberattacks, security is something organizations must take very seriously. Compliance certifications are one of the best ways to communicate to clients and stakeholders that there are processes and controls in place in order to securely manage their data and ensure privacy. One of the most well-known types…